Light the White House GOLD in Sept. For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
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Childhood cancer takes the lives of more children in the U.S. than any other disease - in fact, more than many other childhood diseases combined. There are many types - cancers of the blood (leukemia's), as well as solid tumors found in the brain, bones and many other parts of the body.
Children with cancer can not be treated simply as "smaller adults." First, the cancers that strike them are very different from the more common adult cancers, having different causes and needing different treatments. Also, children are being treated while in crucial stages of the development of their bodies and minds, complicating the effects of treatments and often resulting in life-long complications.
We need to raise the awareness for our sick children and by lighting the White House Gold in September people will be reminded every time they see it.
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